Tagasaste – (nitrogen fixing – ideal for nurse plant for establishing orchards and shelterbelts. Dormancy is broken by putting the seeds in hot water for 5 minutes before planting).
Pea beans -the earliest of the half hardy beans to be cultivated in Europe. Climber to 2 metres. Prolific – great steamed in pods, blanched and frozen, or left to dry and beans stored and used for stews and hummus.
Kidney beans – bush bean that needs to be kept well watered. Leave the pods to dry on plant and then store beans to add to stews, chillis etc..
Major Cook Beans – a genuine all-rounder – robust, prolific, succulent pods, shelled beans have supreme flavour and texture. Its an absolute gem – climber to 2 m.
$3.00 per packet (30 beans) ($1 – postage)
Yacon – $10 (500g), Yams – red and yellow – $6 (500g), Jerusalem Artichoke – $5 (500g), Kowiniwini (maori potatoes) $6 (500g), Garlic – $15 (500g)
($6 postage per 500g)
Comfrey, Borage, Tansy, Pyrethrum, Valerium, Lavender, Willows – basket, pussy, fodder – $4/pot
Tree Lucerne (Tagasaste) – $3 ($25 for 10)
Strawberries, Cranberry, Rhubarb, Raspberries, Blackcurrants, Redcurrants, Worcesterberries, Gooseberries, Fig – from $2.50 – $10.00
Various Pittosporums, Grisellinia, Corokias, Golden Ake Ake, Various Hebes – from $3.50…
Please note that plants must either be picked up, or I can deliver to town. I am unable to post them.
We sell a range of seasonable fruit, vegetables and eggs from the property for people who are staying on site for courses or holiday accommodation.